TV: RTS – Interview with Philippe Varone, President of Sion

On the 12th of May 2021, an interview with Mr Philippe Varone, the President of Sion, was broadcasted by the Swiss RTS TV channel. Mr Varone discussed joining of the Sion Replicator site to the AVENUE project and the future collaboration plans in this project

Event: AVENUE Presentation and Virtual Exhibition Stand @ EUCAD 2021

On the 22nd of April 2021 Prof. Dimitri Konstantas (AVENUE Coordinator) has presented the AVENUE project results at the third European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving (EUCAD 2021). The presentation was titled “Deployment of public transportation services with autonomous vehicles: Lessons learnt from the Belle-Idée site”

Furthermore, the AVENUE consortium has also organized a virtual exhibition stand presenting various results of the project.

Announcement: H2020 AVENUE deployment at the Belle-Idée pilot site in Geneva

The AVENUE Project is proud to announce the first world-wide deployment of on-demand, door-to-door Automated Shuttles for public transport services from TPG at the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) Belle-Idée site with 78 virtual stops and 100% operator free

Video: Deployment of autonomous mini-buses in Luxembourg, by Sales-Lentz

A video was created by Sales-Lentz presenting their deployment of autonomous mini-buses in Luxembourg:

Radio – Radio Lac – Interview with Marc Chatlain (TPG)

Source: Radio Lac (Link 1, Link 2)
Date: 23 March 2021

Marc Chatelain (TPG) was invited to Radio Lac Podcast to discuss EU’s Horizon 2020 AVENUE project and the Belle-Idée demonstrator site deployment.

Interview fragment about the AVENUE project


Interview fragment about the Belle-Idée demonstrator site


TV: Léman bleu – Des navettes sans chauffeur d’ici quelques semaines

Source: Léman bleu TV
Date: 05 January 2021

Une navette sans chauffeur va arriver d’ici quelques semaines sur le site de Belle-Idée. Le projet est présenté comme une première mondiale. Patients, visiteurs ou collaborateurs pourront se déplacer avec cette navette autonome. 

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Newspaper/Radio: Radio Lac – Des navettes autonomes à la demande pour se déplacer à Belle-Idée

Source: Radio Lac
Date: 28 December 2020

Research Video: Safety In-Vehicle Services

Are we vulnerable to petty crimes in autonomous shuttles? Check the demonstration of the in-vehicle services providing advanced security and trust developed by H2020 AVENUE partner CERTH-ITI here:

Event: TPG live demo presented at Belle-Idee site

Our autonomous public transport shuttles on-demand, door-to-door service at the Belle-Idee demonstrator site is almost ready for full deployment!
Check out the Transports Publics Genevois (TPG) live demo presented at the H2020 AVENUE project general meeting here:

Video: H2020 AVENUE Geneva TPG Operator Experience

Meet Melissa, a Transports Publics Genevois (TPG) operator in Geneva and learn about her experience with the operation of the deployed autonomous shuttles in her city.